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Memphis PA announcer still thinks John Calipari is the head coach at Memphis

On Sunday night the Memphis Tigers played host to undefeated Murray State. The story from this game was not the final score, which Murray State won; it was all about what the Public Address announcer said before the game. During the pre game when the announcer was announcing the starting line ups he introduced John Calipari as the Tigers head coach. Problem is John Calipari...

Memphis PA Announcer Introduces John Calipari as Tigers Coach (Video)

It’s been nearly three years since John Calipari left Memphis for Kentucky, but don’t tell that to the Tigers’ PA announcer. Memphis’ PA announcer introduced John Calipari as the Tigers’ coach prior to the team’s game against Murray State Sunday. That’s a bit of a problem, considering Josh Pastner is the team’s head coach. Watch [...]

Memphis Basketball Announcer Accidentally Introduces "Head Coach Of The Memphis Tigers, John Calipari!"

The Memphis Tigers, coached by Josh Pastner, lost 76-72 to unranked (and undefeated) Murray State yesterday. John Calipari did not get credited with the loss, because John Calipari stopped coaching Memphis two and a half years ago, when Kentucky offered him $31.65 million and free membership to a country club. Nonetheless, John Calipari did get introduced as "head coach of the...

Indiana stuns No. 1 Kentucky 73-72 on final shot

Everybody knew John Calipari's closing strategy Saturday night. Everybody except his own players. On a night No. 1 Kentucky committed 17 turnovers and allowed a season-high point total, it was the simplest of things - missed free throws and the inability to foul - that allowed Christian Watford to knock off the nation's No. 1 team with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer that gave...

Tough night for Memphis begins with PA announcer’s blunder

As he introduced the Memphis starting lineup before Sunday night's matchup with visiting Murray State, longtime Tigers public address announcer Chuck Roberts made a gaffe that will surely give him nightmares for weeks. "And the head coach of your Tigers, John Calipari," he said, inciting a chorus of boos from a fan base that clearly hasn't forgiven their former...

After loss to Murray St., Memphis coach Josh Pastner advises players to ignore Twitter

After losing 76-72 to Murray State on Sunday night, Memphis head coach Josh Pastner advised two of his key players, freshman swingman Adonis Thomas and sophomore guard Chris Crawford to ignore Twitter. The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports, “Pastner said part of his conversation with the players dealt with focus and ignoring their Twitter accounts, which both players shut down...

Loss to Murray St. prompts coach Josh Pastner to insulate Memphis Tigers as they prepare for game vs. Louisville

Tigers coach orders guard Chris Crawford, swingman Adonis Thomas to shutdown their Twitter accounts
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